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DAC Collection Artist Information

Carlo Naya

Italian photographer and optical instrument dealer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
In 1857 Naya traveled to Constantinople and then settled permanently in Venice where he became an optical instrument dealer and set up a photographic studio. Naya collaborated with Carlo Ponti who published and co-edited his pictures, from 1857 to 1868, when a dispute ended the alliance. In 1867 Naya documented the restoration of the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. Naya was associated with the Société française de photographie.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500011536.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

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